Avalon Waterways

Luxury European River Cruises

Rhine | Moselle | Danube | Main | Seine | Rhône | Dutch & Belgian Waterways

Avalon ships exude luxury and space with panoramic windows and innovative design throughout – our Panorama Suites are up to 30% larger than many of our competitors' staterooms. In addition, our superior customer service sets us apart.

Avalon includes so much ...

  • Home pick up with Avalon's Personal Chauffeur service in a private executive car to/from your chosen departure airport or rail station. Chauffeur service is a available at a supplement for journeys of more than 100 miles
  • Scheduled flights from a choice of 24 UK airports, or alternatively travel by rail to the cruise
  • Beautifully appointed staterooms and suites with plush hotel style beds. Most staterooms feature wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open for a full balcony experience
  • Sumptuous full board gourmet dining served during the cruise with a choice of dining locations.
  • Free flowing wine is available for both lunch and dinner for 2017
  • Afternoon tea with cakes; complimentary premium coffees, teas and biscuits available all day at the self-service beverage station
  • Included excursion programme offered along with daily sightseeing with local experts guides.
  • On board lectures, activities and evening entertainment every night of the cruise
  • Captain’s Welcome Reception with sparkling wine and canapés
  • Welcome and Farewell gala dinners
  • Port Taxes, Gratuities and Cruise Director and Crew included in the price quoted.

The Avalon difference ...

  • Deposits – Europe: £300 pp Worldwide £500 pp – lower than most competitors
  • 97% Guest satisfaction as rated by Feefo
  • The youngest fleet on the European Rivers, average age 3 years compared to industry average of 7 years
  • Elegant and contemporary design with panoramic windows in all public areas
  • Largest minimum standard staterooms 172sq ft – 15% larger than the industry average
  • Regional flight departures available from throughout the UK
  • All ships have lifts between all decks (except the Sky Deck)
  • In the Panorama Suites our floor-to-ceiling windows open up to give a 7ft opening, giving a full balcony experience
  • Avalon’s Suite ships are the only European ships to have 2 full decks of 200sq ft Panorama Suites with beds facing the window – 30% larger than industry average
  • Premium L’Occitaine bath products
  • Flat screen televisions with a wide range of entertainment channels
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All ships have lifts between all decks (except the Sky Deck)

What is new

Avalon Fresh

We've teamed up with two of Europe's rising culinary stars, the Wrenkh brothers, to design an exciting collection of wholesome menu items so mouth-watering, you won't believe they're healthy.

Active Discovery

Avalon Active Discovery is an exciting new type of cruise that introduces you to the people and places of Europe in the most active, engaged, and fun ways imaginable. Bike, hike and canoe along the Danube.


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